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LB-4 closure and book move

The packing and moving of the books on LB-4 to an offsite storage facility began on December 16 and will continue through the holidays. These steps are in fact the “easy” part. A number of complicated issues had to be… Continue Reading →

LB-2 East reopening on January 17 2017, with some collections moving to LB-2

LB-2 East will reopen to students and staff on Tuesday, January 17 at noon. Some of our collections will be moving to LB-2: Reference and standards, Journals, Government publications, Curriculum collection and media kits, Musical scores, CDs, LPs & audiocassettes, ERIC… Continue Reading →

LB-2 construction update

We’re looking forward to the opening of LB-2 in January 2017. Library staff recently had a sneak peek at the construction progress on this floor. Here are some photos. Also, we’re pleased to report that the Webster Library’s washrooms will be… Continue Reading →

Paint and furniture for LB-2

The lengthy process of shipping furniture, assembling it and laying it according to plans is well underway on LB-2. No big change here: the choice of furniture is similar to the furniture already acquired for LB-3 and LB-5. The tables… Continue Reading →

21 different types of study spaces in the Library

As the Webster Transformation progresses, so does the number of environments for study and research. We listened to our users’ needs for a diverse range of working environments. By the time the Webster Library Transformation is complete, we’ll offer a… Continue Reading →

Coming in Phase 3: Some furniture choices for LB-2

Black Juxta chairs by Keilhauer were selected for the Collaborative Space near the Atrium on the Bishop Street side. A photo posted by Keilhauer (@keilhauer_design) on May 16, 2016 at 9:16am PDT On the Bishop Street side, across the atrium… Continue Reading →

Plans for phase 4: Dismantling the empty shelves on LB-4

In preparation for the renovation of LB-4 (the final phase of the Webster Library Transformation Project), the empty shelves located in the south-west corner of LB-4 were dismantled and placed in storage. The empty space will be used to prepare the collection… Continue Reading →

LB-2 construction update

The renovations on LB-2 are proceeding according to plans and should be ready in January 2017 as scheduled.

Touch screens for group study room bookings

Touch screens for study room reservations are now beside group study rooms on LB3 and LB5 and are planned to be rolled out in other locations in the future. Use these touch screens to: Check in (required): Within 30 minutes… Continue Reading →

Welcome to Nepal, Spain and Argentina: 3 new large reading rooms on LB5 in the Webster Library

The transformation of LB5 brought 550 additional study spaces to the Webster Library. Three bright and airy new reading rooms on LB5 add to the list of spaces available for students. Each of the 3 reading rooms were given a name… Continue Reading →

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